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a city in W Romania, on the Mures River.
a town in southern Israel: site of ancient Canaanite town.
Contemporary Examples

In Arad, Romania, yesterday authorities say they finally caught up to the hacker known as “Guccifer.”
Romanian Authorities Bust the Hacker Known as Guccifer Jacob Siegel January 22, 2014

Both Ayalon and Arad have outlined the case for linkage to me in recent weeks in nearly identical terms.
Netanyahu and Barak V. Israel’s Defense Community J. J. Goldberg August 21, 2012

Historical Examples

Kossuth and his associates, who had quitted Arad on the 10th of August, took refuge in Turkish territory.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 8 Various

As for Arad Pierson himself, Steven had conceived a strong dislike.
Big Brother Annie Fellows-Johnston

Besides all those who were dragged away to such places as Arad, hundreds and hundreds were hanged in their own province.
The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2 Henry Baerlein

More than one bargain, discussed on the marketplace of Arad, was concluded in the stuffy tap-room of Marosfalva.
A Bride of the Plains Baroness Emmuska Orczy

I’d rather those fellows back from Arad didn’t come in to-night.
A Bride of the Plains Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Arad is a modern-built town, and contains many handsome private and public buildings, including a cathedral.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3 Various

But it was not only the nonagenarians—several of whom were at Arad—that found their life was a very provisional affair.
The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1 Henry Baerlein

I answered, that Arad Khan had absolutely refused me justice, and I had no other resource.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume IX. Robert Kerr

a city in W Romania, on the Mureş River: became part of Romania after World War I, after belonging successively to Turkey, Austria, and Hungary. Pop: 155 000 (2005 est)

(1.) Now Tell Arad, a Canaanite city, about 20 miles south of Hebron. The king of Arad “fought against Israel and took of them prisoners” when they were retreating from the confines of Edom (Num. 21:1; 33:40; Judg. 1:16). It was finally subdued by Joshua (12:14). (2.) One of the sons of Beriah (1 Chr. 8:15).


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